In the wake of Donald Trump’s election victory, the Labor Party has outlined a new proposal for the 457 visa program, best summed up as an "Australians First" approach. Based largely on his 2016 election commitment, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten’s proposal has won support from LNP MP George Christensen and One Nation. The only problem is the changes won’t work and might even fuel future dissatisfaction as people are led to believe underlying problems have been addressed.
The outlined changes are regulatory in nature and focus on advertising job opportunities. The Guardian highlights these new rules: